OBAMA ANTI-ENERGY PLAN - CHRISTOPHER HORNER
WMAL Mornings On the Mall
Is the Obama plan a sop to the greens for approving Keystone? Is the EPA destroying records and using private email accounts to evade the Freedom of Information Act? "They move government email over to Gmail very promiscuously."
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This week’s economically significant rule sets national standards for school lunches and breakfasts. The rule does not include a cost estimate, claiming that “it is not possible to define a level of disease or cost reduction expected to result from implementation of the rule.” This is a basic failure of transparency. That the Food and Nutrition Service is unwilling to include cost-benefit analysis implies that even the agency believes that this rule’s effect on childhood obesity will be imperceptible. I have placed this rule’s costs at the bare minimum of $100 million needed for it to qualify for its economically significant status. Given the multi-billion dollar costs of other federal school lunch rules, this could be a severe underestimate. > Read more
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This week various organizations all over the country will be participating in National Employee Freedom Week, which is designed to stress the importance of right-to-work laws and other issues which relate to workers’ right to privacy and choice.